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Yitzhak Apeloig

Yitzhak Apeloig

Distinguished Professor
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Organosilicon Chemistry, Organic chemistry and computational chemistry Organosilicon Chemistry: Multiple bonds in silicon; polysilanes, silylenes and silicenium ions; enzymatic reactions of organosilicon compounds. Organic Reaction Mechanisms: Reactive intermediates, in particular carbenium ions; strained molecules. Computational Chemistry: Application of theory, in particular ab initio quantum mechanical methods, to organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry and bio organic molecules; molecular modeling.

Organosilicon Chemistry, Organic chemistry and computational chemistry
Organosilicon Chemistry: Multiple bonds in silicon; polysilanes, silylenes and silicenium ions; enzymatic reactions of organosilicon compounds.
Organic Reaction Mechanisms: Reactive intermediates, in particular carbenium ions; strained molecules.
Computational Chemistry: Application of theory, in particular ab initio quantum mechanical methods, to organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry and bio organic molecules; molecular modeling.

 

Post doc: Princeton University, 1974-1976

Ph.D: Hebrew University, 1974

 

 

Awards

 

 1965-1967

 Annual Prize for Distinction in Chemistry Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel


1971

The Prize for Distinguished Student of the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences,
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel


1974

The Yashinski Prize for Distinguished Ph.D. Thesis


1977-1978

Bat-Sheba de Rothschild Fellow


1979

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Fellowship


1985, 1991

DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) Visiting Professor


1986

The Louis Klein Visiting Professorship in Australian Universities


1986, 1993, 1997

Distinguished Teacher Award by the Technion Student Association


1988

Technion Award for Academic Excellence, Technion (The New England-Taub Prize)


1991, 1993

The Henri Gutwirth Prize for Excellence in Research,Technion


1993

Included in “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering”, Beginning Second Edition


1993

Included in the “International Who’s Who of Contemporary Achievement”,
Beginning Third Edition


1993

Incumbent of a Chair in Chemistry


1993
Israel-Italy National Council for Research and Development, Senior Scientist Exchange Fellow


1994-1999, 2010
Alexander von Humboldt – Lise Meitner Senior Research Award


1996
Granted a Minerva Center in Computational Quantum Chemistry


1991, 1999, 2010
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Senior Visiting Professor Award


2002
C. A Coulson Lecturer, University of Georgia, Athens, USA


2002
The Israel Chemical Society Prize


2006
Honorary Doctorate of Science (Dr. Honoris Causa) Technische Universität Berlin, Germany


2007
Wacker Silicone Award


2008
Honorary Member, Academia de Ciencias, Mexico


2009
A Special Issue of Chemistry – A European Journal in honor of Yitzhak Apeloig


2009
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences


2010
American Chemical Society Frederic Stanely Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry


2010
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Foreign Honorary Member


2011
Order of Merit (First Degree) of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany


2014 – present
Member of the International Advisory Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation


2016
Academia Europea- The Academy of Europe, Member


 

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Alexander Kaushansky akaushan@technion.ac.il 507/508 3720
Yosi Kratysh yosi8721@technion.ac.il 507/508 3720
Daniel Pinchuk danp@technion.ac.il 507/508 3720
Boris Minkovich sbboris@technion.ac.il 507/508 3720
Yulia Goldshtein sjgold@campus.technion.ac.il 507/508 3720